Procedures Manual to Accompany Dental Hygiene

1st Edition

Theory and Practice

Editors:

  • Michele Darby
  • Margaret Walsh
  • Key Features

    • Procedures include simple, clear illustrations and rationales for each step.
    • Client education handouts and physical assessment and communication tips provide targeted resources for your role in the prevention of oral diseases.
    • The easy-to-use format makes it a handy and highly portable reference.

    Table of Contents

    PART 1: DENTAL HYGIENE PROCEDURES

    Section 2: Preparation for the Appointment


    Chapter 8: Medical Emergencies

    Procedure 8-1: Initial Assessment
    Procedure 8-2: Rescue Breathing–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-3: Single-Rescuer CPR–Adult, Child, Infant
    Procedure 8-4: Two-Rescuer CPR–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-5: Single-Rescuer CPR Using an AED–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-6: Conscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-7: Unconscious Choking–Adult and Child
    Procedure 8-8: Conscious Choking–Infant
    Procedure 8-9: Unconscious Choking–Infant

    Section 3: Assessments

    Chapter 11: Vital Signs

    Procedure 11-1: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with a Mercury-in-Glass Thermometer
    Procedure 11-2: Taking an Oral Temperature Measurement with an Electric Thermometer
    Procedure 11-3: Measuring the Radial Pulse
    Procedure 11-4: Measuring Respirations
    Procedure 11-5: Assessing Blood Pressure by Auscultation

    Chapter 13: Extraoral and Intraoral Clinical Assessment

    Procedure 13-1: Conducting Extraoral Assessments
    Procedure 13-2: Conducting Intraoral Assessments

    Chapter 14: Assessment of the Dentition

    Procedure 14-1: Use of an Electric Pulp Tester to Determine Pulp Vitality

    Chapter 15: Oral Hygiene Assessment: Soft Deposits and Hard Deposits

    Procedure 15-1: Oral Deposit Assessment

    Section 5: Implementation

    Chapter 22: Mechanical Plaque Biofilm Control: Interdental & Supplemental Self-Care Devices

    Procedure 22-1: Spool Flossing Method–Adults
    Procedure 22-2: Loop Flossing Method–Children and Clients with Limited Manual Dexterity
    Procedure 22-3: Use of a Floss Holder
    Procedure 22-4: Use of a Floss Threader
    Procedure 22-5: Use of a Toothpick in a Toothpick Holder
    Procedure 22-6: Use of a Wedge Stimulator
    Procedure 22-7: Use of a Rubber Tip Stimulator
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    Details

    No. of pages:
    424
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781455736188
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455726028